By B.J. Liew and John T. WalshSource Associated PressMore articles January 10, 2020 16:23:30By B. J. Lew and John LiewMore stories from OregonThis week’s headlines from Oregon:MADISON — When the new year rolls around, it’s the time of year for a new year of big changes in the Oregon forests.
The trees are coming down, and it’s time to start planning for the next harvest season.
But some scientists are concerned about the changes, saying the animals in the forests are learning about evolution and that evolution is happening now.
Some biologists are now calling on the federal government to take a new look at the use of captive wild tiger breeding programs.
That’s because captive breeding is in a bad way, said Richard Wills, a conservation biologist at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Tigers are now being bred to be big, fast and powerful, he said.
It’s a breeding program that was intended to help animals that need to survive in the wild, such as wolves and cougars, but the practice is now turning into a breeding site for big cats.
Wills is not a fan of the idea of captive breeding programs for tigers because it could turn out to be dangerous, since the animals have been bred for different roles, such like hunting and eating.
But in the meantime, he has a message for the people who are trying to breed big cats: Stop.
“It is time to stop these programs,” Wills said.
“You can do everything right and still get killed by a tiger, but you can’t have a captive breeding program and expect to have a tiger that is going to be a good, healthy tiger.”
Tigers, like other large cats, are protected under federal law, but Wills and others are concerned that the federal Government is not taking steps to keep tigers from being killed.
They are concerned because the tiger population in the U.S. has been declining and they worry that some people who want to take tigers for breeding have not taken enough precautions.
“I think the tiger issue has been really hijacked by a lot of people,” said Paul Wilt, a wildlife biologist at Oregon State University in Corvallis.
“People are trying not to take the risks, but they are taking risks.”
Wilt said he does not think the federal agencies are doing enough to keep wild tigers in the parks.
He said the federal agency should be able to regulate breeding programs and ensure that the animals that are being bred are kept from killing each other or being injured or killed.
“We need to stop them,” Wilt said.
He also thinks the U:S.
needs to be more vocal about the issue.
“This is an issue that has been brought up a lot, and I think the issue is really important to have more attention and more awareness,” Wils said.